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ROEDER, G. Phillip "Phil"

ROEDER - G. Phillip "Phil"
December 7, 2017, in Sarasota, FL at the age of 74. Phil was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Jean Woodward (nee Roeder) and is survived by his brother David Roeder. Phil loved and cherished his many nieces and nephews (all 18 of them) and grandnieces and grandnephews (29 soon to be 30). He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Gretchen (Geiser) Roeder, of Buffalo, NY. Phil was born on September 2, 1943. He graduated from the University of Buffalo with a degree in Geology in 1966, went on to receive a masters in Geology and a PHD in Psychology both also from the University of Buffalo. He married Jean Woodward, a Special Education teacher of deaf students, in 1974. Phil spent many years as a counselor in the City of Buffalo School system. He eventually retired and moved to Sarasota, FL along with Jean. A funeral is scheduled for 9:30 AM on December 15, 2017 at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, 2506 Gulf Gate Drive, Sarasota, FL 34231, with a reception to follow at the church. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Phil's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your favorite charity. Condolences can be sent to 3960 Wilshire Court, Sarasota, FL 34238. The family would like to thank Amy Thompson, Debbie Yancheski and Susan Talkoyic for their help to Phil over the past several years.

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Toale Brothers Funeral Homes

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